How NBC Almost Aired Something That’s Closer to Reality Than We’d Like to Admit

Last week, NBC canceled a show before it even started. “Mail Order Family,” a half-hour sitcom about a widowed white father who orders a mail-order bride from the Philippines, was inspired by the life of writer and producer Jackie Clarke. Clarke, who is white, was herself raised by a Filipina mail order bride. The debate … Continue reading How NBC Almost Aired Something That’s Closer to Reality Than We’d Like to Admit

In San Francisco, Colleges and Universities Struggle to House Students

“These people are engaged in college, a career, an education program which is going to lead to a better life for them. But they need some place to live, and we should be offering it to them.” Continue reading In San Francisco, Colleges and Universities Struggle to House Students